Glenn Glazer will lead the San Jose bid for the 2011 Westercon newly announced by San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. SFSFC has run many conventions over the years, including the 2002 Worldcon.
The full press release appears after the jump.
Update 6/30/2008: Made the correction noted in Kevin’s comment. Sorry about that!
SFSFC Launches Westercon Bid for
San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. announced today that they are launching a bid to host the 2011 West Coast Science Fantasy Conference (Westercon 64) in
The bid committee is currently evaluating proposals from several properties in the
Glenn Glazer will chair the
Westercon is one of the oldest general science fiction conventions in the world, with a history stretching back to 1948. Different groups host Westercon each year in a different city in western North America or
SFSFC was the parent non-profit corporation of ConJosé, the 2002 World Science Fiction Convention, ConFrancisco, the 1993 Worldcon, as well as Westercon 53 in 2000. SFSFC is also organizing the 2009 World Fantasy Convention.
General information about Westercon: http://www.westercon.org/
San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. is a California non-profit corporation recognized as tax-exempt under US Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3).
“ConJosé” and “ConFrancisco” are service marks of San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc., a
“Westercon” is a registered service mark of the Los Angeles Science Fiction Society, Inc. “Worldcon” and “World Science Fiction Convention” are registered service marks of the World Science Fiction Society, an unincorporated literary society.